January 26, 2019, 10:24 AM
If you were asked to name Steven Spielberg‘s tensest sequence, what would it be? Saving Private Ryan‘s barnstorming opening? Raptors stalking Lex and Tim through the kitchen in Jurassic Park? Or Jaws‘ thrilling climax? All, of course, are astounding works, but one that isn’t mentioned nearly enough is the masterful basement sequence that occurs towards the end of War of the Worlds.